Concerned Father Wants Stop Sign To Slow Down Speeder On His Block, But Downers Grove Says There's 'No Threat To Public Safety'A Downers Grove father is worried about speeders on his street endangering kids heading to school, and asked the village to put up a stop sign to slow down lead-footed drivers, but officials said no.
Driver, Claiming To Be Racing To Hospital, Clocked At 150 MPH On Interstate 65A Chicago man, claiming he was in a rush to visit a friend in the hospital, was clocked at speeds at near 150 miles per hour on Interstate 65 Thursday night.
Drivers Speed Past Stopped School Buses Alarming Parents"When you're sitting here and you're watching your kid get off and there's traffic going 50 miles (per hour) past them, it's unnerving."
DUI Suspect Tells Police Not To Arrest Her, Because She's A 'Clean, Thoroughbred, White Girl'Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw, 32, was arrested early Saturday, and charged with drunk driving and drug possession.
Man Driving 160 MPH On Indiana Toll Road 'Just Trying To Get To Maryland'The driver of a Dodge Challenger Hellcat was arrested Tuesday night after driving 160 mph on the Indiana Toll Road near La Porte.
Speeding, Distracted Driving Ranked Top Traffic Offenses On TollwaysThere were 5,078 tickets and warnings issued for distracted driving, and 40,955 tickets and warnings for speeding on Chicago area tollways last year.
Two Workers Injured When Driver Hits Road Sign On I-80Illinois State Police said the crash happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Briggs Street shortly before midnight.
Man, 19, Charged With Having 2 Pounds Of Marijuana In RiversideA 19-year-old man was charged Tuesday with felony cannabis possession after two pounds of the drug was discovered in his car following a traffic stop in west suburban Riverside.
Aurora Police Seize 3 Illegal Guns After Traffic Stop, CrashTwo handguns, one of them loaded, were found in a Ford Expedition that crashed about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell Road and Konen Avenue.
Woman Charged With Driving Drunk With 3 Kids In CarPolice said Lucero Reyes was driving 51 mph in a 35 mph zone before swerving over the curb, onto the grass, and veering back into traffic.
1 Killed, 1 Injured By Vehicle Driving In Wrong Lane In WaukeganOne man was killed and another injured early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle being driven in the wrong lane in north suburban Waukegan.
3 Members Of Arlington Heights Family, Des Plaines Man Killed In CrashAround 9 p.m., a Mercedes Benz was traveling at a very high rate of speed on Northwest Highway, when it crashed head-on into a Chevy Impala that was attempting to turn into a parking lot near Mount Prospect Road.
Millennials Found To Be Worse Behaved Drivers, Study FindsYoung millennials, ages 19-24 earned the top spot as the worse behaved U.S. drivers, after a new report from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 88 percent of these drivers engaged in dangerous driving behavior in the last month.
Man Drives Away From Court On Suspended License, Gets Caught SpeedingJose F. Vazquez, of the 4300 block of South Harlem Avenue in Stickney, was charged with speeding in a school zone while children were present and driving with a suspended license, police said. His vehicle was towed and impounded.
Man Charged With Fleeing After Cops Saw Him Vomiting Out Car WindowJulian E. Martinez, 21, of the 7500 block of South Lockwood in Burbank, was charged with one felony count of aggravated fleeing and eluding, failure to signal, improper lane usage and speeding at 107 mph in a 50 mph zone, according to a statement from Riverside Police.